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Molly Kate Kestner drafts Chris Loco for new collaboration

25 Jun

Molly Kate Kestner has drafted Chris Loco for a new collaboration.

The British record producer and songwriter (born Christopher Crowhurst) is known for his works with Emeli Sande (“Garden”), Kevin Garrett (“Little Bit of You”), Justine Skye (“U Don’t Know”), Professor Green (“Lullaby”), Etta Bond (“Kiss My Girlfriend”), Sinead Harnett (“Rather Be with You”), Leona Lewis (“I to You”), The Veronicas (“Always”) and Ella Eyre (“Two”).

Loco has also contributed to the next projects by Fans of Loco’s works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by Kiana Lede, Erik Hassle, WENS, Kamille, Ava Lily, RAYE, Jessie Reyez, Delacey, Sinead Harnett, Taya, Raleigh Ritchie, Shola Ama, Georgia Ku, Melissa Steel, Becky Hill, YEBBA, Dua Lipa, Kenzie May, Anne-Marie, Tamera Foster, Kara Marni, and Ray BLK.

Meanwhile, Kestner’s upcoming debut project – featuring singles “Prom Queen,” “It’s You,” “Good Die Young” and “I Don’t Know” – is expected to arrive later this year via Artist Partner Group and Atlantic Records.

Among the producers Kestner has worked with on the still-untitled collection are Toby Gad (Madonna), BloodPop (John Legend), Adriano Buffone (Janelle Monae), Francis “Eg” White (Sam Smith), Jim Duguid (Craig David), Andrew Cedar (Trey Songz) and Mac & Phil (The Chainsmokers).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Loco’s work!

Ali Tamposi teases new collaboration with David Guetta

25 Jun

Ali Tamposi has teased a new collaboration with David Guetta.

“@davidguetta you’re the man! Thanks for an incredible week,” the American singer/songwriter posted to her Instagram account on Saturday (June 24, 2017).

Notable songwriting credits by Tamposi include Kelly Clarkson’s “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You),” Liza Owen’s “Don’t Call Me Baby,” Cover Drive’s “Can’t Live in a World,” Lea Michele’s “Run to You,” Kygo’s “It Ain’t Me” (featuring Selena Gomez), and DJ Snake’s “Let Me Love You” (featuring Justin Bieber).

Her extensive resume boasts additional works with producers including John Shanks, Toby Gad, Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Louis Biancaniello, Sam Watters, Teddy Geiger, Julian Bunetta, Fraser T. Smith, Greg Kurstin, Jim Jonsin, Boi-1da, Supa Dups, Jim Beanz, RedOne, and The Monsters & Strangerz.

Meanwhile, Guetta is expected to release his seventh studio collection – featuring promotional singles “2U” and “Light My Body Up” – later this year via Atlantic Records (US) and Parlophone Records (UK).

The follow-up to 2014’s “Listen,” reportedly delivers further contributions from Karen Poole (Janet Jackson), Sean Douglas (Big Boi), Chiara Hunter (Paloma Faith), Scott Harris (Shawn Mendes), Jin Jin (Dido), Cass Lowe (Sam Smith), Kamille (Louisa Johnson) and Jason Evigan (Charlie Puth).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Tamposi’s work!

Jason Derulo taps Stephan Moccio for new collaboration

24 Jun

Jason Derulo has tapped the songwriting and production services of Stephan Moccio for his upcoming fifth album.

The Canadian musician is known for his works with major artists including The Weeknd (“Earned It”), Miley Cyrus (“Wrecking Ball”), Celine Dion (“A New Day Has Come”), Seal (“Daylight Saving”), Jon Bellion (“Fashion”), Ne-Yo (“Ballerina”), Maty Noyes (“London”), Skylar Grey (“I Know You”), Lea Michele (“Truce”) and James Blunt (“Don’t Give Me Those Eyes”).

Fans of Moccio’s work should keep an eye on the next projects by Skrillex, Jennifer Lopez, Meghan Trainor, Stanaj, Julia Michaels, Tori Kelly, Jasmine Thompson, Conrad Sewell, Jessie Ware, Avery Wilson, Emeli Sande, Labrinth, Clare Maguire, Kiesza, Lykki Li, and Bryan Adams.

Meanwhile, Derulo is expected to release his fifth studio collection – featuring the Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla Sign-assisted lead single “Swalla” – is expected to arrive on July 7 via Beluga Heights and Warner Brothers Records.

The still-untitled collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Everything is 4,” reportedly delivers additional productions from Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Happy Perez, Tre Jean-Marie, Knightstarr, Andrew Cedar, Jussifer, Nova Wav, Laconic, Shama “Sak Pase” Joseph, Gladius, Jeff Gitty, and Axident.

Stream the following playlist dedicated playlist dedicated to Moccio’s work!

Lights unleashes new single “Giants”

24 Jun

Canadian singer/songwriter born Valerie Poxleitner, professionally known as Lights, has unleashed her new promotional single online.

“Giants” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Lights alongside Iain James, whose other credits include Olly Murs’ “Unpredictable,” Little Mix’s “Hair,” Emeli Sande’s “Read All About It,” Craig David’s “Officially Yours,” and Fleur East’s “Breakfast.”

Production duties on “Giants” were handled by Mick Schultz, who is also responsible for Jeremih’s “Birthday Sex,” Zendaya’a “Replay,” SoMo’s “Show Off,” Jessie James’ “Psycho Girlfriend,” and Rihanna’s “Desperado.”

As mentioned in various media outlets, Lights’ upcoming sophomore album “Skin & Earth” is scheduled to arrive later this year via Warner Brothers Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Little Machines” reportedly delivers further alliances with Greg Kurstin (Liam Gallagher), Lauren Christy (Dua Lipa), Paul Phamous (Nick Jonas), Fiona Bevan (Antigoni Buxton), Matt Rad (Lea Michele), Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk (Madonna) and Jon Levine (Bebe Rexha).

Stream the audio clip for “Giants” below.

Rudimental announce details for new single

21 Jun

Rudimental have announced the details for their new single.

The British drum and bass band – composed of Kesi Dryden, Amir Amor, Piers Agget, and DJ Locksmith – have christened “Sun Comes Up” as the first promotional cut from their upcoming third album and will release it on June 30 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The James Arthur-featuring track was co-written by Cass Lowe, whose other credits include Snakehips’ “Don’t Leave,” Blonde’s “All Cried Out,” Sinead Harnett’s “Anywhere But Here,” Cheryl’s “Coming Up for Air,” Shola Ama’s “Boyfriend,” Fifth Harmony’s “Scared of Lonely,” AlunaGeorge’s “I Remember,” Felix Jaehn’s “Hot2Touch,” Niia Bertino’s “Girl Like Me,” Kwabs’ “Make You Mine,” Gabrielle Aplin’s “The House We Never Built,” and Hey Violet’s “Pure.”

Lowe has also contributed to the next projects by Ray BLK, Sam Smith, Ella Henderson, Stanaj, Paloma Faith, Alex Aiono, Leona Lewis, Zak Abel, Anne-Marie, Astrid S, David Guetta, Kenzie May, DAGNY, KStewart, Nick Jonas, Kiah Victoria, and MØ.

Meanwhile, Rudimental are expected to drop the follow-up to 2015’s “We the Generation” later this year via Major Tom’s Music in partnership with Asylum Records (UK) and Atlantic Records (US).

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Sam Romans, Grace Barker, Jonny “Ghostwriter” Harris, Rachel “RAYE” Keen, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Cara Salimando, James Newman, Arrow Benjamin, Jim Eliot, Andrew Jackson, and Camille “Kamille” Purcell.

Stream “We the Generation” below.

Raphael Saadiq graces new album by Chromeo

19 Jun

Chromeo have teased a new collaboration with Raphael Saadiq.

“The god @raphael_saadiq laced us too. People don’t even know how incredible of a bass player he is. We got a bunch some of our idols on this album,” the Canadian electro-funk duo posted on Instagram on Saturday (June 17, 2017).

Saadiq’s recent songwriting and production credits include Solange’s “Cranes in the Sky,” Usher’s “Champions,” Andra Day’s “Cheers to the Fall,” Miguel’s “Flesh,” and Adrian Marcel’s “Eyes Don’t Lie.”

His extensive resume boasts additional works with Joss Stone (“Tell Me ‘Bout It”), D’Angelo (“Lady”), TLC (“So So Dumb”), Kelis (“80s Joint”), Mary J. Blige (“Color”), Kelly Price (“So Sweet”), Teedra Moses (“Take Me”), Alicia Keys (“Lesson Learned”) and Whitney Houston (“Fine”).

Meanwhile, Chromeo – consisting of David “Dave 1” Macklovitch and Patrick “P-Thugg” Gemayel – are expected to drop their new album later this year via Last Gang Records / Big Beat Records / Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “White Women” reportedly delivers further productions from Jason Evigan (Enrique Iglesias), Digital Farm Animals (Rita Ora), Kaytranada (Craig David), Ian Kirkpatrick (Selena Gomez), Illangelo (Emeli Sande), Ariel Rechtshaid (Kylie Minogue) and MNEK (Dua Lipa).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Lindy Robbins (Jason Derulo), Ross Golan (Charlie Puth), Priscilla Renea (Nick Jonas), Sean Douglas (Big Boi), Andrew Jackson (Sean Paul), Billy Walsh (Alicia Keys), Scott Harris (The Chainsmokers) and Ammar Malik (Ed Sheeran).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Raphael Saadiq’s work!

Blonde drafts Astrid S for new single “Just for One Night”

16 Jun

English deep house production duo Blonde – composed of Jacob Manson and Adam Englefield – have unleashed their new single online.

“Just for One Night” – featuring guest vocals from Norwegian singer/songwriter Astrid S – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Rachel Keen, professionally known as RAYE, who previously teamed up with Blonde on the Alex Newell-featuring “All Cried Out,” which peaked to number four on the UK Singles Chart.

Production duties on “Just for One Night” were collectively handled by Blonde alongside Hitimpulse, who are also responsible for Kygo & Ellie Goulding’s “First Time,” Alma’s “Chasing Highs,” Doctor’s “Only You,” and Felix Jaehn’s “Bonfire.”

Blonde’s upcoming project is expected to arrive later this year via FFRR Records in partnership with Warner Music Group’s imprint Parlophone Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Sam Romans (Little Mix), Max McElligott (Kiah Victoria), Grace Tither (Fleur East), Talay Riley (Craig David), Gina Kushka (Kylie Minogue), Jin Jin (Rita Ora), Caroline Ailin (Rachel Platten), Dayo Olatunji (Fifth Harmony), Nate Campany (Tori Kelly) and Levi Lennox (Zayn Malik).

Stream the audio clip for “Just for One Night” below.